Set to music from famed Composer Sergei Prokofiev
, Cinderella, one of the most beloved fairy tales of all-time comes to life as a charming ballet, impeccably danced by the Berlin Comic Opera Ballet Company
and choreographed by Tom Schilling
. For centuries, the story of Cinderella has held a special place in the hearts of both children and adults alike. Now revisit the classic Charles Perrault
fairytale, magnificently danced by Hannelore Bey
in the title role with Roland Gawlick
depicting the Prince, in all of its romantic splendor. Children will watch in delight as their favorite characters, Cinderella and her evil stepsisters, the Fairy Godmother, and, of course, the handsome Prince, come alive in dance in this DVD presentation created especially to introduce children to the alluring world of dance.
Sergei Prokofiev's timeless score to the tale of Cinderella serves as the musical backdrop for the beautiful and electrifying dancing. This storybook performance is filled with colorful costumes and sets that complete the mood of this glorious production and are sure to leave your children smiling. Charming, moving, and humorous, this film is a joy that's sure to enchant viewers of all ages.
DVD BONUS FEATURES:
Sergei Prokofiev Biography
Digitally Remastered Audio & Video
A gem from beginning to end… This stars the enchanting Hannelore Bey as Cinderella and any young female child will wish to be like her. We have real magic here: magic in love, in dancing, and in stage effects. Choreographer Shilling has an inventive imagination.
--Bert Wechsler, Attitude Dance MagazineThe choreography and dancers are very good… enjoyable and educational… serious balletomanes may want to consider this one.
--Susan McCaffrey, School Library JournalA world of enchantment… The cast is energetic and the ensemble passages are effective. Sets and Costumes add to the picture, and the sound quality of the wonderful Prokofiev score is excellent.
--Judith Otten, Pointe Magazine